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MORE DETAILS: Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire

Are you missing out on the fun and experience of Maker Faire Kansas City? Well, we have some EXCITING news for you! Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire returns THIS November! ALL – yep, we said it – ALL Barnes & Noble Stores will be participating in this awesome event on Saturday, November 5th andContinue Reading

Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire Returns!

Barnes & Noble 2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire returns to YOUR local Barnes & Noble. The Mini Maker Faire held at local Barnes & Noble nationwide will have three focus points: Make, Meet and Collaborate. MAKE: In the Make Workspace, a tech-educational expo, you’ll experience the latest in virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D printing, pen-invent technology,Continue Reading

ConfabuLarryum – August 13

When: Saturday, August 13 Where: Lawrence, KS at Lawrence Free State High School 9AM-2PM What: ConfabuLarryum is Lawrence’s third annual Festival of Making and Creativity! It’s a day filled with hands-on fun and discovery with FREE activities for kids, parents, educators, Makers, entrepreneurs, and innovators. It’s FREE to attend, all activities are FREE and theContinue Reading

RadioShack’s Learn to Solder

      Maker Faire Kansas City is SO excited to welcome Coppersmith Sponsor, RadioShack! RadioShack will be sponsoring a Learn to Solder area located in Sprint Festival Plaza. RadioShack will be bringing four (4) different solder kits:  Robot, Rocket, Flashlight, and a Clock Kit with 20 Soldering Stations! RadioShack will be assisted with local groupContinue Reading

UPDATED LOCATION FOR FILMMAKERS TALKS/DEMOS!

**MAKER FAIRE SCHEDULE UPDATE** Script-to-Screen Schedule has been moved to the H&R Block City Stage to provide a better experience for you to learn and discover a variety of skill from mobile video production to intros to video editing. The schedule can be found below: Saturday, June 25 10AM Intro to mobile video production for personal, orContinue Reading

What’s Happening in Science City during Maker Faire Kansas City

Kansas City’s Science Center, Science City, and the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium is ALL a part of your experience during Maker Faire Kansas City. Check out our personal hit list of what you should check out in those two spaces! CHECK OUT THE MAKER STUDIO! There are scheduled activities all day, each day during the weekend ofContinue Reading

Filmmakers are Back!

Local Kansas City Film Organizations are returning to Maker Faire Kansas City to show YOU a variety of skills – from mobile video production to intros to video editing. Check out this FULL schedule presented in the Extreme Screen Theatre! Saturday, June 25 10AM Intro to mobile video production for personal, or business with Steven Fuller, President CinemaKCContinue Reading

Science City’s Maker Studio Activities!

    Maker Faire Kansas City just keeps on getting BETTER for you! Not only is Science City and the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium included in your Maker Faire Ticket BUTTTT the Maker Studio, a year-round extension of Maker Faire Kansas City, has a jam packed schedule for you and your family to enjoy during Maker Faire!Continue Reading

Maker Faire Kansas City Eventbase App

Did you know that Maker Faire Kansas City uses the free Eventbase App? It has ALL of our Makers and ALL of our schedules! It is still being updated as we speak, but download it now and get a sneak peek into what Maker Faire Kansas City has planned for you! How to download: GoContinue Reading

KC Lowriders at Maker Faire Kansas City

Get ready for some juiced up hot wheels this year at Maker Faire Kansas City! The KC Lowriders will be showing off their custom created hot rods come this Maker Faire weekend. There will also be a car-hop competition the Sunday of Maker Faire (June 26) which you won’t want to miss! Be sure toContinue Reading